Dawn Bounds co-authors chapter in anti-racism textbook ♥ ★

Dawn Bounds co-authors chapter in anti-racism textbook Assistant Professor Dawn Bounds has co-authored a chapter in “Making Black Lives Matter: Confronting Anti-Black Racism,” a textbook coming fall 2021. The textbook is edited by renowned scholar and psychologist Kevin Cokley, PhD. Featuring contributed chapters from Black scholars, practitioners, activists, and students, the book explores the history and contemporary circumstances [...]

Dawn Bounds co-authors chapter in anti-racism textbook ♥ ★2021-07-26T09:17:24-07:00

MS. MAGAZINE | U.S. Acts Decisively to Protect Asian Americans—But Drags Its Feet on Protecting Black Americans ♥

U.S. Acts Decisively to Protect Asian Americans—But Drags Its Feet on Protecting Black Americans Ms. Magazine | 7/20/2021 by CLAIRE KIM Claire Jean Kim, UCI professor of political science and Asian American studies writes, "In May, President Biden signed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act into law. … To understand the full import of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, we need [...]

MS. MAGAZINE | U.S. Acts Decisively to Protect Asian Americans—But Drags Its Feet on Protecting Black Americans ♥2021-07-21T15:17:26-07:00

DACA Ruling in Texas – We Are Inextricably Bound Together as Members of the UCI Community ♥ ✚

Dear campus community, Last Friday, a federal judge in Texas ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is unlawful, halting the program's ability to accept new applicants. While this is very concerning, please understand that many actions are in motion to preserve DACA. The Biden Administration will file an appeal, which could [...]

DACA Ruling in Texas – We Are Inextricably Bound Together as Members of the UCI Community ♥ ✚2021-07-20T11:44:56-07:00

LA TIMES | UC admits largest, most diverse class ever, but it was harder to get accepted ♥ ★

UC admits largest, most diverse class ever, but it was harder to get accepted By TERESA WATANABE | STAFF WRITER  JULY 19, 2021 9:23 AM PT UC Irvine made the largest year-to-year gains in diversity, increasing the share of underrepresented students to 41% of Californians offered freshman seats from 29% last year. Among them, the share of [...]

LA TIMES | UC admits largest, most diverse class ever, but it was harder to get accepted ♥ ★2021-07-19T12:33:49-07:00

CBS NEWS | Doctor recalls battling racism to achieve Olympic dream of representing the U.S. in water polo ★

Doctor recalls battling racism to achieve Olympic dream of representing the U.S. in water polo ER doctor Omar Amr recalls battling racism that included physical and mental aggression to achieve his Olympic dream of competing in water polo. He became one of the first African Americans to represent the U.S. when he played in Greece. [...]

CBS NEWS | Doctor recalls battling racism to achieve Olympic dream of representing the U.S. in water polo ★2021-07-15T10:00:32-07:00

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION | The Far Right’s College Crusade ★

The Far Right’s College Crusade How extremists are infiltrating — and fracturing — campus Republican groups. The Chronicle of Higher Education | By Eric Kelderman | June 28, 2021   “I’m going to talk about the issues, how we’re going to implement them and how we’re going to change them,” says Gandall, 23, a former president [...]

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION | The Far Right’s College Crusade ★2021-06-29T09:10:11-07:00

UCI NEWS | Seven faculty members named 2021-22 Hellman Fellows ★

Seven faculty members named 2021-22 Hellman Fellows June 23, 2021 L to R: Adriana Villavicencio, Adeyemi Adeleye, Vibhuti Ramachandran, Celia Symons, Judit Romhanyi, Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen, Christopher Seeds Seven assistant professors at UCI will receive $50,000 Hellman Fellowships, which are bestowed annually to support research by junior faculty. They join an elite group [...]

UCI NEWS | Seven faculty members named 2021-22 Hellman Fellows ★2021-07-06T09:45:37-07:00

A Message from Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Hal Stern | Inaugural Cohort of Inclusive Excellence Term Chairs ★

Dear colleagues, I am delighted to announce the recipients of the inaugural UCI Inclusive Excellence Term Chairs. As was noted in the call for nominations last winter, the purpose of the Inclusive Excellence Term Chair program is to leverage the research and creative capacity of the campus to deepen understanding about and responses to designated [...]

A Message from Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Hal Stern | Inaugural Cohort of Inclusive Excellence Term Chairs ★2021-06-23T09:03:45-07:00

THE WASHINGTON POST | As Juneteenth marks the end of slavery, lawmakers turn their focus to forced prison labor ♥ ★

As Juneteenth marks the end of slavery, lawmakers turn their focus to forced prison labor The Washington Post | June 1, 2021 Scholars have debated the intentions behind the 13th Amendment’s allowance of forced servitude for people convicted of crimes. But Michele Goodwin, a University of California at Irvine [Chancellor’s] law professor …. said the [...]

THE WASHINGTON POST | As Juneteenth marks the end of slavery, lawmakers turn their focus to forced prison labor ♥ ★2021-06-21T14:01:32-07:00

UCI Researchers awarded Spencer Foundation grant to improve recruitment of Black teacher education candidates ★

UCI Researchers awarded Spencer Foundation grant to improve recruitment of Black teacher education candidates 6/21/2021 Brandy Gatlin-Nash. Photo courtesy of School of Education The Spencer Foundation awarded a team of UCI School of Education researchers a Racial Equity Special Research Grant to identify existing teacher recruitment practices of two university-based teacher preparation programs in Southern [...]

UCI Researchers awarded Spencer Foundation grant to improve recruitment of Black teacher education candidates ★2021-07-06T10:55:14-07:00
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